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- John R. Redmond
John Redmond’s work is fluid. He employs the flow of water-borne paint to create layers of texture and blended colour. Splashes of paint on his canvas and the movement of water build his distinctive style. His pure abstract and abstract land/waterscapes are formed by an action splatter and pour ‘accidentally-on-purpose’ technique.
Redmond expresses images of clouds, mist, storms over wilderness forests and lakes, waves, seas, under water worlds and gentle or wild wind blown rains. Sometimes he spreads strong, bold colour. Other times his colour is subtle and delicate.
Applying acrylic paint with an almost watercolor method over his textured base, Redmond reveals moods reflecting the rhythmic pulse of the fluid world in which we live. Viewers are drawn to Redmond’s abstract imagery because they recognize in his work the flow of something which they themselves are. His multi-dimensional paintings evoke an experience of inner and outer reality. The viewer is welcomed into a painting and urged to create along with the artist.
Redmond paints for joy, sanity, self-development and the expression of beauty. His art reflects a life long interest in world religion, philosophy and psychology. A special interest in East Asian thought considerably influences his artist expression. Redmond’s experience and love of Canadian wilderness is also evident in his paintings.
His paintings have been shown at Ottawa’s local galleries and art venues. Masks created by Redmond appeared at the National Art Centre in Opera Lyra’s production of Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’. Life sized puppets designed and created by Redmond have been a part of professional performances in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and New York City.
Redmond was born and raised in the Montreal area. He moved to Ottawa to attend university and is a long time resident of Ottawa. He holds a B.A. in Religion from Carleton University, a B.Ed. from University of Ottawa, and is also a Montessori trained teacher.
Redmond studied Fine Arts while attending Carleton University, Ottawa. University courses included the study of North American Native Art and Asian traditions of Buddhist and Hindu Art.
This artist strives for a balance between action and quietude. Redmond began practicing yoga and meditation while enrolled in a Pure and Applied Science program at John Abbott College, St. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec. During this period he also began a life long interest in the martial arts. His athletic endeavors have included marathon and ultra-marathon distance running. He has completed 20 such races. He was a core team member of several Cross-Canada running relay teams. Redmond has assisted with the instruction of young martial artists and has taught yoga and meditation in the Ottawa area. In October 2004 Redmond completed the C.N. Tower Stair Climb in 18 minutes 30 seconds.
You will also find him on stage in the Ottawa area singing and occasionally strumming guitar. Redmond views his music, his dynamic physical activities and the quietude of yoga and meditation as complementary. This sense of action and silence is expressed through his paintings.
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Paintings will be sent within five days following the receipt of payment.
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A final varnish is applied to protect the painting's surface.
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